Arlene B. Tickner

Arlene B. Tickner is a Professor of International Relations and Director of Research in the School of Political Science, Government and International Relations at the Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.

Before moving to Rosario, she was a professor in the Political Science Department at the Universidad de los Andes for over two decades. She has a Ph.D. in International Studies from the University of Miami and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University.

Tickner’s main areas of research include sociology of knowledge in the field of International Relations and the evolution on IR in non-Western settings, Latin American and hemispheric security, Colombian foreign policy, and Colombian-United States relations. She is the co-founder (with Ole Wæver) and co-editor (with David Blaney and Inanna Hamati-Ataya) of the Routledge book series, Worlding beyond the West. Currently, she is also an associate editor of the journal Foreign Policy Analysis and a member of the editorial advisory boards of the Review of International Studies, International Studies Quarterly, and British Journal of Politics and IR, among others. In addition to her academic work, Tickner writes a weekly newspaper column in the Colombian daily, El Espectador, and gives frequent interviews in distinct national and international media outlets.

Books and book chapters

-Author, “The Unequal Profession”, in Andreas Gofas, Inanna Hamati-Ataya and Nicholas G. Onuf (eds.), The SAGE Handbook of History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations, SAGE, 2018.

-Co-editor (with Sebastián Bitar), Nuevos enfoques para el estudio de las Relaciones Internacionales de Colombia, Bogotá: Uniandes, 2017.

-Co-editor (with Isaline Bergamaschi and Phoebe Moore), South-South Cooperation beyond the Myths. Rising Donors, New Aid Practices? Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017.

-Author, “Associated Dependent Police Cooperation: Colombia and the United States,” in Jana Hönke and Markus-Michael Müller, eds., The Global Making of Policing. Postcolonial Perspectives, Routledge, 2016.

-Co-author (with Cynthia J. Arnson), ”Colombia and the United States: The Path to Strategic Partnership”, in Jorge I. Domínguez and Rafael Fernández de Castro, eds., Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations. Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century?, Routledge, 2016.

-Author, “Securitization and the Limits of Democratic Security,” in David Mares and Arie M. Kacowicz, eds., Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security, Routledge.

-Co-editor (with David L. Blaney), Claiming the International, Routledge, 2013.

-Co-editor (with David L. Blaney), Thinking International Relations Differently, Routledge, 2012.

-Co-editor (with Ole Wæver) International Relations Scholarship around the World, Routledge, 2009.

Journal Articles

-Co-author (with David L. Blaney), “Worlding, Ontological Politics and the Possibility of a Decolonial IR”, Millennium, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2017.

-Co-author (with Mateo Morales), “Cooperación dependiente asociada. Relaciones estratégicas asimétricas entre Colombia y Estados Unidos,” Colombia Internacional, No. 85, September-December, 2015, pp. 171-205.

-Co-author (with José Luis Bernal and Carolina Cepeda), “Anti-americanismo, pro-americanismo y sentido común en América Latina,” Foro Internacional, No. 221, July-September, 2015, pp. 805-845.